Archive for June 6th, 2013

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June 6, 2013, by VOANews

The European Central Bank says the economic fortunes in the euro currency bloc are continuing to shrink, but should advance modestly next year. The bank kept its key interest rate […]

Russian president Vladimir Putin and his wife say ‘marriage is over’

June 6, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Russian president Vladimir Putin and his wife Lyudmila have announced their split on June 6. In an interview with the state-owned television channel R ...

Flooding could cost Czech Republic as much as 1.16B euro

June 6, 2013, by Daniel Bardsley for The Prague Post

Offices closed, hotel bookings canceled, trains not running, industrial plants shuttered and businesses under water – the economic impact of the ...

Turkish PM returns home to protests asking for his resignation

June 6, 2013, by VOANews

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan returns to his country Thursday, after spending several days in North Africa as protesters at home called ...

  • Latvia ready to join euro zone in 2014, EC says
    June 6, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The European Commission has published its annual convergence report on Latvia, concluding that the country was ready to join the euro zone on January 1 2014 and proposing that the […]

  • Bulgarian Cabinet revamps utilities regulator line-up
    June 6, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Government has appointed Anzhela Toneva as the new head of the State Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (SEWRC) and has filled the other six vacancies in the regulator by […]

  • Borissov’s GERB delays sitting of Parliament
    June 6, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    In a move apparently designed to trip up the proceedings of Parliament as a show of force, Boiko Borissov’s GERB party delayed the start of the sitting on June 6 […]

  • Ultra-light planet found outside Solar System
    June 6, 2013, by VOANews

    The European Southern Observatory (ESO) has discovered what appears to be the lightest planet ever to be directly observed outside of our Solar System. Astronomers made the discovery using the […]

  • Danube flooding ‘unlikely to affect Bulgaria’
    June 6, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Water levels of the Danube near the Bulgarian town of Svishtov are rising but authorities have said that there is no cause for concern about flooding, while the countries of […]